Coffee's Healthy Perks

Coffee is making a comeback when it comes to our health. Find out what America’s favorite morning drink has to offer. You’ll want to serve these treats at your next get-together.
Shannon Sliter Satterwhite, M.S., R.D.
After-Dinner Delight
aren't heavy on the coffee, but they are luscious low-fat treats for any occasion. Add chocolate-covered espresso beans for an antioxidant-rich garnish.
Jennifer Davick, Beth Dreiling Hontzas / Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey, Buffy Hargett / Food Styling: Marian Cooper Cairns, Normal King



Healthy Benefits

  • Coffee is one of the best sources of disease-fighting antioxidants.
  • Many studies reveal that drinking coffee on a regular basis reduces the risk of Parkinson’s disease by 80%, colon cancer by 25%, and diabetes by up to 50%.